Litton Parish extends to about 1.8 square miles and has a population of 240. It is situated one mile to the north west of Chewton Mendip, between Chewton Mendip and West Harptree.
The village is charming and popular nestling in the valley of the River Chew and part of the Parish is within the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are a significant number of listed buildings. The Church of St Mary dates from the 13th century and sits in the centre of the village.
Within the village, there is a strong community with local facilities including a well used village hall and a public house (which is currently closed and on the market). There is a cricket team and the annual fete is very well organised. The parish is very rural in nature with farming being the dominant economic activity.